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Feb 22, 2013 3:00pm PST
years. they are studying the evolution of specialization as they uncover details of ancient economies around the world. in the maya city of copan, a jeweler fashioned rare shell and jade for his powerful lord. in mexico, living artisans echo the economy of a vanished civilization. and in teotihuacan, evidence of mass production has now been unearthed. tiny faces of clay reflect the men and women who made them a thousand years ago. on the other side of the world, in the ancient roman city of ostia, huge merchant ships were part of an economy much like our own. and today, the tanners of morocco still practice their ancient craft, living proof that economies have evolved out of the past. everyone who has ever lived has been part of an economic system. iel bote grande...mil pesos! economic systems are simply the ways people produce, distribute and consume things -- everything and anything, from tortillas to stocks and bonds. for 10,000, 10,000 an eighth. today, as in the past, economic systems lie at the heart of how a society is organized. archaeologists search for these systems because
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Feb 24, 2013 2:00pm PST
course here is the economy. like every election we have seen. italy is a different case from the other countries, portugal, ireland, greece, and spain. it is the third biggest in the eurozone. it is 10 times the economy of greece. italy would be impossible to bail out. the economy is not that bad. it is still a lot lower than spain or greece. italy's problem is a lack of growth on par with haiti and zimbabwe. that is the problem with its growing. it just evaporate any chance at it being able to repay the huge debt which stands at about 120% of gdp. that is why the eurozone is looking at italy quite closely. the answer so far seems to be austerity. that is what mario monti's government has been pushing. like and other country, greece and spain have huge question marks on whether austerity is the best or worst thing for the economy? it means the economy does not grow. that is one of the issues of anyone at the voting booth today or tomorrow. >> thank you. staying in rome, pope benedict the 16th has been reassuring ball worse that he is not abandoning the roman catholic church. he w
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Feb 24, 2013 5:30am PST
the economy. there were allegations that he had had sex with an underage prostitutes. braless town is hoping for another political comeback. then there is a comedian turned activist, [indiscernible] hundreds of thousands attended his final rally. one hour from naples. jonah is there. >> this is an extremely important election. remember, this country effectively put democracy on hold for the last 15 months since the scandal-ridden collapse of the burlesque on the government. since then it has been run by a government of non-politicians and technocrats. of course, his job was to bring this country back from the economic bring, where it had threatened to bring down the entire eurozone with it. that did not happen. the danger has not passed, but the time has come to switch democracy back on. the problem in italy is that these main political prop -- main political parties, the voters are scandalized by stories of corruption. they blame the political crisis for the economic problems the country faces. they are angry about austerity at this time of deepening recession, with unemployment soar
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Feb 18, 2013 7:00pm PST
economy is suffering because of the absence of chavez, but certainly, it is suffering. i remember the local currency has been devalued by a third and i was speaking to plenty of people who couldn't find rice, butter and flour. there are food shortages and the economy is suffering, whether it is a direct result of chavez, it's difficult to say. but the opposition party and they want -- >> people want to see whether he is fit. we don't know if he is going to make an appearance here. >> that is the scene in caracas. u.n. investigators have found new evidence of war crimes in syria and urging the u.n. security council to allow the international criminal court to investigate. they say both sides in the conflict are guilty of rape, murder and torture and identified seven massacres. they have identified several leaders who ordered the killings. identification is done because both sides are guilty of crimes and we identify on both sides suspects. >> let's hear from beirut. >> they want the international communities to act to bring those responsible for the atrocities to justice. they said the
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Feb 23, 2013 2:00pm PST
economy. that is exactly what people want to see -- brought back to the spanish economy. that is exactly what people want to see. they really feel that their services are being cut, their jobs are being lost. that is why they are marching. they are marching because their standard of life has slipped so severely. the poor is still poor here, and the rich is still rich, but the middle class is really being battered. that is why we're seeing so many people come to the streets today. they will continue to protest until things start getting better for them. >> in madrid. many thanks pretty still to come, -- thanks. still to come -- >> in naples, at the heart of italy pos's is intended south. >> what american fishermen say efforts to save their industry may kill it. >> in less than 24 hours, italy goes to the polls to elect a new parliament. candidates have held their final rallies before elections that take place on sunday and monday. the outgoing prime minister, monti and berlusconi are both running. our reporter is in naples. >> this is old naples, the historic heart of italy's traditionall
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Feb 16, 2013 2:00pm PST
charge of iraq's intelligence economy and two bodyguards have been killed in a suicide bomb attack. it happened near the home of brigadier general ali aouni in the northern town of tal afar outside of mosul. >> the head of baghdad's intelligence academy was killed by a suicide bomber near tal afar a city near mozul and the syrian border that has been in the past controlled by al qaeda. there is fear that group is coming back again and particularly fears by security officials and government officials that fighters affiliated with al qaeda are going back and forth through syria. tal afar was taken over by that organization until iraqi and u.s. forces drove them out in 2005 but it has as have other places in iraq, been increasingly violent. north of baghdad on saturday, a senior judge was reported killed by a sticky bomb attached to his car. assassinations have also been increasing assassinations of judges lawyers intelligence officials and interior ministry officials, all of that against a backdrop of political turmoil that has many iraqis worried about what's coming next. >> in soma
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Feb 18, 2013 5:30am PST
concerned. it's about business, economy, trade, but also about culture, diplomacy. and the will be one of the leading nations in this century. we want to be your partners prevents why i'm here today. >> thousands of people have been protesting in an egyptian city of ports said. they're angry about a death sentences handed to 21 people for their involvement in the tragedy. now more. >> there's a growing sense of isolation here. people are demanding justice. they are also demanding that their dignity restored. the way security forces dealt with the clashes here last month's. >> they killed my brother. he has six children. >> my son and his father went out to buy lunch. there were walking by the police station. there was a shootout. bullets from above the station and in front of it and then my son fell to the ground. his father took him to the military hospital, but the head died on the spot. a governmentant fact-finding mission. >> the protesters say nothing will satisfy them. they say there's a lack of accountability in egypt since the revolution. it's in northern nigeria, more security ha
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Feb 21, 2013 5:30am PST
campaigning. they have been accusing each other of letting down the country and letting down the economy during the debate in parliament behind me. >> mean while there were confrontations between protesters and demonstrators in greece. demonstrators are demanding a halt to planned spending cuts and tax hikes. one-third of the 11 million people in greece are unemployed. an associate of -- of a singapore businessman expected of being part of a global match fixing scandal has been arrested in italy. the interval investigation, conducted with the health of -- help of fifa, authorities were tipped off by italian officials. >> delegates have been here for the last few days, discussing how endemic the problem of match fixing is a cross football. they have acknowledged max fixing, a multimillion-dollar business, could be killing the game. >> what we saw in the past was just a little. also, international friendly. i heard from the euro whole press conference -- euro pulled -- euro pol press conference that as of now there is no indication that the organization has been infiltrated. >> the secreta
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Feb 23, 2013 7:00am PST
borrow money. moody's says the british economy is not looking good in the medium term but the government says it will stick to its program of spending cuts. >> i think this is a stark reminder of the debt problems that britain faces and the clearest possible warning to anyone who thinks we can run away from dealing with those problems. and far from weakening our resolve to deal with britain's debt it should redouble our resolve to deliver a plan that has cut the deficit by 25, delivered 1 million jobs but also of course delivered record low interest rates to many families. >> the economy is playing a central role in italy's election campaign. the main candidates have held their final rallies ahead of voteding on sunday. bers coni is making one more bid to be prime minister but the front runner is from the center left democratic party. the french foreign ministry says drug tainted horse meat may have entered the food chain. the drug used as a painkiller in horses can cause serious illness in people. a scannedle revealed some beef products contained horse meat. the vatican has d
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Feb 17, 2013 11:00pm PST
flights this week and will cost the airline and spain's economy millions of dollars. workers, including baggage handlers, pilots, land to host strikes in february and march. thousands marched through madrid against proposed changes to public health care. they are unhappy of the government land to sell off regional hospitals. the government says reforms are needed to secure spain's economic growth. critics say the move is politically motivated rather than a genuine attempt to cut costs. >> bulgarian protests in the capital of sofia. they are outraged at a foreign power company cranking up the cost of electricity. many burned electric bills to show their anger. armenia's president is likely to win a new five-year term on monday. polls predict guillermo lasso -- serzh sarksyan will garner 60% of the votes, but it has been a bitter campaign with a assassination attempt on one rival and a hunger strike by another. >> this last big rally before the president sought election. if it seems low-key, it is because president has little to fear -- serzh sarksyan has little to fear. this is despite a
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Feb 23, 2013 6:00am PST
1988. moody's says it has downgraded it because the economy is likely to stay sluggish the next few years. the news comes as an unwelcome surprise in london, especially for the finance minister who says the downgrade has made him more determined to cut the public debt. >> moody's lowered the rating by one notch. it is a blow to the government. some analysts say the austerity policies are hurting the economy at a time when it needs stimulus to generate growth. the finance minister sees things otherwise. >> this is a reminder of the debt problems britain faces and the clearest warning to those who think we can run away from dealing with those problems. >> britain has struggled to reduce its debt, a problem made worse by slow economic growth in recent years. bayless during the financial crisis have added to the problem. the slowlamed recovery and weak global economic activity and said low growth is likely to hamper government efforts to reduce debt. osborn said the government will stick by its policies. if we weaken our resolve, it would make the difficult situation much worse. we are
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Feb 17, 2013 5:30am PST
economy afloat for the last year and now the government says they have sold the oil blocks to raise $1 million u.s.. there are concerns they sold their future prosperity in exchange for short-term survival. al-jazeera, south sudan. >> ecuador heading to the polls for the first round of presidential elections. opinion polls predict an easy reelection. soldiers have been a disturbing collection of materials and helping to set up polling stations. he is a popular president and he has in the parading of nearly 85%. according to the polls there, the conservative leader has a 15 point lead over his closest rival. he is not predicted to win an outright majority which could lead to a runoff next week. the fifth member of the eurozone has requested a bailout. kosovo is celebrating by years of independence. they're still frustrated by the slow pace of economic reform. paul brennan has the report now from their capital. >> today, it is her fifth birthday. her parents are as proud as any would be. it is not just any little girl. back in 2008, she became the first child to be born in the indepen
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Feb 18, 2013 2:00pm PST
. markets are closed because of a holiday. draghi and others in focus of the economy recovering. the german recovery in a modest pace. >> the dax finished up by nearly .5%. eurostoxx 50 up just a bit. the euro trading slightly higher, $1.3350. venezuelan president hugo chavez has made a surprising return of from cuba where he had another surgery for cancer and treatment. but she had not been seen since undergoing a fourth operation last december. his supporters turned out in numbers to welcome him back home. >> celebration on the streets of caracas. they're coming out to show their joy of the president's return. >> welcome back to venezuela. >> we love you. there is an entire population and that will support new always. >> it to the speculation to rest, he released these pictures showing him with his daughters. he appears alert and in good spirits. they broadcast messages from members of the government will commingle leader back. he told them that the president was in good condition but would be continuing his cancer treatment. supporters gathered in front of the hospital where he is being
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Feb 19, 2013 3:00pm PST
. >> here in california, the rice industry annually contributes more than $1 billion to the state's economy. and farmers here produce about 2 million tons of it each year. and here in merced county, rice isn't just a crop. it's actually a lifelong tradition for one farming family who's proving the adage "what's old is indeed new again." but to see how truly successful the story of koda farms is today, you really have to first look at the past. the farm was started by keisaburo koda back in 1928. you see, he had moved to the united states and had always longed of having his own farm. but then after world war ii broke out his dreams were dashed when he and his family were ordered to an internment camp in colorado and his new farm was left to strangers. >> but for my grandfather, he had to entrust the farm with people that he really hardly knew. and so when he moved back to the west coast, most of the land hand been sold off. he had lost his farm and his mill. and so his 2 sons had to rebuild the farm. >> and his 2 sons, edward and william did just that. they restored the farm to its original
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